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Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The Florida legislature once again implemented the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday for 2020. The items exempt this year are almost identical to last year’s list. Specific products purchased from May 29, 2020, through June 4, 2020, will be exempt from Florida sales ...

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Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

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  • Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
    Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

    The Florida legislature once again implemented the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday for 2020. The items exempt this year are almost identical to last year’s list. Specific products purchased ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX BRACKET SYSTEM
    FLORIDA SALES TAX BRACKET SYSTEM

    If you or your client collect Florida sales tax and do not know about the “bracket system,” then you may have a potential costly problem waiting to be discovered during your next Florida sales and use ...

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  • FL DCA Says No Airbnb Tourist Development Tax
    FL DCA Says No Airbnb Tourist Development Tax

    The internet rental industry recently received an important victory relating to Tourist Development Tax. TDT is a tax, which can be imposed by counties, on persons who rent lodging accommodations for ...

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  • Beware  of revocation of Homestead Exemption and clawback provisions  ( particularly those owning second homes elswhere)
    Beware of revocation of Homestead Exemption and clawback provisions ( particularly those owning second homes elswhere)

    Historical Perspective Article VII, Section 6(a) of the Florida Constitution established a $5,000 exemption from property tax property for Florida residents home ownership. This is commonly referred ...

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  • FL Department of Revenue Petition for Administrative Hearing
    FL Department of Revenue Petition for Administrative Hearing

    When the Department of Revenue issues a Notice of Proposed Assessment, taxpayers are given several options, including the filing of a informal protest, a refund claim in Circuit Court, or a Petition ...

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  • Florida Sales Tax Guide for Tow Trucks
    Florida Sales Tax Guide for Tow Trucks

    If you operate a tow truck company in Florida, then chances are you received a notice from the Florida Department of Revenue (“Department”) wanting to do a Florida sales and use tax audit of your ...

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  • FL Sales Tax – Coronavirus Late Payment Forgiveness
    FL Sales Tax – Coronavirus Late Payment Forgiveness

    The Florida Department of Revenue just announced a small bit of tax relief for businesses affected by the economic effects coronavirus pandemic. Big picture, the Florida Department of Revenue will ...

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  • Florida Sales Tax and Coronavirus
    Florida Sales Tax and Coronavirus

    As many businesses are forced to close while others are forced to scale back hours or types of operations (e.g. take out only for restaurants), many business owners are worried about how to pay their ...

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  • USE AVALARA? SALES TAX AUDIT DEFENSE!
    USE AVALARA? SALES TAX AUDIT DEFENSE!

    Avalara provides a number of helpful products to try and navigate complex sales tax transactions and interactions between businesses and government through automated sales tax software. Avalara’s ...

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  • FLORIDA SALES TAX GUIDE FOR BAKERIES
    FLORIDA SALES TAX GUIDE FOR BAKERIES

    If you run a bakery, you already know you work hard. You have to ensure your goods are baked and kept fresh for customers. Health code inspections come frequently. Vendors must be timely paid. And ...

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  • FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data
    FL DOR – Prosecuting Criminally Based on IRS 1099 Data

    Business owners and managers are required to collect and remit sales tax for transactions subject to sales tax in Florida. We routinely hear from business owners who are behind in sales tax. This ...

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  • FL TAX LEGISLATURE TARGETS UBER-LYFT
    FL TAX LEGISLATURE TARGETS UBER-LYFT

    The ride sharing industry has taken the world by storm since 2009 when UBER started the concept of “ride sharing services” to compete with the taxi industry. Lyft joined the industry in 2012, creating ...

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  • FL Sales Tax Exemption: Solar Energy Systems
    FL Sales Tax Exemption: Solar Energy Systems

    Florida is moving towards being as eco-friendly as possible. With this in mind, the state will exempt from sales and use tax solar energy systems as well as a part of such a system. Based on the ...

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